JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Cardinals couldn’t clinch the NL Central title of the final game of the 100th season at Wrigley Field Wednesday night, but they could’ve inched closer, which they did.
However, they weren’t able to take care of their own business. Instead they would get some help from a reeling Atlanta team.
Jake Arrieta was the difference of the entire game, on the mound and at the plate...
UPDATE:Since his June 18th start, when this post was originally written, Arrieta has made 15 more starts, winning 6 of them, and even with 2 rough starts in August, never saw his season ERA hit 2.90. We followed along closely in the 2nd half, and based on our scoring system, Jake Arrieta was the 40th best pitcher in fantasy baseball after the All-Star Game. Arrieta is one of...
After today’s 2-1 victory over the first-place Baltimore Orioles, the Chicago Cubs were able to complete the sweep against a team that had only been swept one time all season long. This series was the second consecutive series against a team that is in contention for a playoff spot, a theme that will be familiar from here on out.
The remainder of the Cubs schedule...
Sixty-five-year-old Chicago Cubs fan Mike Pullin of Rochelle, Ill., made an incredible catch at Wrigley Field Monday night — and then he pulled the old switcheroo.
Pullin sat in the last row of the left field bleachers armed with a baseball glove.
The Milwaukee Brewers’ Mark Reynolds hit his 20th homer of the season off a pitch from the Cubs’ Jake Arrieta in the second inning.
.163 is the batting average opponents have had against Jake Arrieta since the trade of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. This is the type of stat that many thought Arrieta would be able to put up year in and year out.
Once a top prospect in the Baltimore Orioles organization, Arrieta never could find his groove with the Orioles. In 69 career games pitched (63 starts), Arrieta posted...
The Chicago Cubs will get much-needed help at the fifth starter position tonight when they face the Cincinnati Reds.
The right-handed Jake Arrieta makes his first start of the season, replacing the extremely ineffective Carlos Villanueva, who is 1-5 with a 10.42 ERA.
Arrieta began the season on the disabled list with tightness and inflammation in his shoulder, but after throwing...
Scott Feldman is 7-6 in 2013 and went 4-1 with a 2.25 ERA in May.
The Baltimore Orioles are in the South side of Chicago as they prepare to begin a three-game series with the White Sox. But before Tuesday night’s game the Orioles acquired right-handed starting pitcher Scott Feldman in a trade with the North side Chicago Cubs, who made three trades Tuesday.
The trade sent pitchers...
Ah, Jake Arrieta.
If you bring up his name to a lot of Orioles fans, it often does not conjure up good thoughts at all.
Sunday’s game was a case exhibit for that opinion.
I saw the self-destruction of Arrieta live and in person at the Yard; however, before the game against the Dodgers, I and several season ticket holders in my respective section pondered how many...
Jake Arrieta allowed one unearned run in three innings and Russ Canzler had two home runs and drove in six runs as the Baltimore Orioles routed Spain's World Baseball Classic team 19-7 on Wednesday.
Arrieta, who is competing for the fifth starter's spot, allowed three hits and the unearned run. He walked one and struck out two.
On Tuesday, Spain lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2013
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With some of his recent struggles, some Oriole fans are questioning if Jake Arrieta needs to be sent back to Norfolk for awhile or at least removed from the Oriole rotation. While his hot start was a bit of a mirage, he has been and continues to be a fairly effective pitcher who has just gone through a rough patch.From Fangraphs.com, observe stats from the last six starts for Arrieta...